Actor and comedian Rob Riggle, who graduated from Shawnee Mission South and KU, was back in Lawrence on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, to be a part of ESPN’s GameDay show from Allen Fieldhouse prior to the Jayhawks' Big 12 showdown with West Virginia.
KC Royals manager Ned Yost met with media for the first time this spring on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at the team training facility in Surprise, Arizona. He talked about the first base position without Eric Hosmer and said Hunter Dozier would be an option.
Former Brewers starter Wily Peralta, who signed with the Royals in December, is hoping to start a successful comeback with the Royals. He threw his first session of the spring on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at camp in Surprise, Ariz.